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Counsel at AVANGRID SERVICE COMPANY

Counsel

AVANGRID SERVICE COMPANY Orange, CT Full Time
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Long Description

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provide legal leadership and counsel on State regulatory proceedings, including drafting or review of filings and representing Avangrid’s electric and gas utility companies in proceedings before State regulatory agencies (CT and MA). Advise senior managers within the Company on topics of concern to the electric and gas utility businesses. Work alongside and become a trusted advisor to the business areas within the Company. Assist outside counsel in the Company’s defense of suits or claims and the preparation of the prosecution of the corporation’s claims against others. Prepare or review, as directed, contracts, purchase agreements, leases and other legal instruments to safeguard the corporation’s interests. Perform research and prepare and draft necessary legal documents and correspondence; monitor relevant regulatory proceedings. Analyze and organize documentary evidence and develop conclusions and make recommendations to business areas.  Support the Deputy General Counsel



Skills and Requirements

Provide legal leadership and counsel on State regulatory proceedings, including drafting or review of filings and representing Avangrid’s electric and gas utility companies in proceedings before State regulatory agencies (CT and MA). Advise senior managers within the Company on topics of concern to the electric and gas utility businesses. Work alongside and become a trusted advisor to the business areas within the Company. Assist outside counsel in the Company’s defense of suits or claims and the preparation of the prosecution of the corporation’s claims against others. Prepare or review, as directed, contracts, purchase agreements, leases and other legal instruments to safeguard the corporation’s interests. Perform research and prepare and draft necessary legal documents and correspondence; monitor relevant regulatory proceedings. Analyze and organize documentary evidence and develop conclusions and make recommendations to business areas.  Support the Deputy General Counsel.  Skills/Abilities: Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, along with the ability to communicate effectively orally or in writing to all levels of the organizatio. Strong negotiating skills with both legal and commercial issues. Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships within the organization's legal department and across all businesses and with regulatory agencies. Ability to work independently with little or no supervision. Experience/Training: Five (5) or more years of experience as an attorney with a law firm or in-house position preferred with at least three (3) years of practical legal experience as gas and/or electric regulatory counsel, preferably with experience in CT and/or MA state regulatory matters. Bar Admission/Certifications: Admitted to practice in Connecticut or Massachusetts or able to waive in, or otherwise gin admission to the Bars of Connecticut and/or Massachusetts. Required Education:  J.D. degree



Company Information

Please also note that AVANGRID currently has a COVID-19 vaccination Policy in place that, among other requirements, requires all employees to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status. Any applicant who receives a conditional offer will be required to submit acceptable documentation regarding their COVID-19 vaccination status after receiving such conditional offer and prior to commencing employment. This Policy also requires all employees to either become fully vaccinated or to undergo weekly testing beginning on February 9, 2022. All AVANGRID policies may be modified or discontinued at any time, for any reason at the Company’s full and sole discretion.



Competencies

  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Be a role model
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Be agile
  • Technical Skills

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this [ Link removed ]

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at

203-499-2777
or [ Email address blocked ]

 

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